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USHB2810EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2017-10-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR99IntroA resolution recognizing the 11 African-American soldiers of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion who were massacred in Wereth, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944. Recognizes the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice on behalf...
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2017-10-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3989IntroUSA Liberty Act of 2017 Uniting and Strengthening American Liberty Act of 2017
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2017-10-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1066IntroVA Management Alignment Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report (including recommendations for appropriate legisla...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2773IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to sell Pershing Hall. This bill amends the Veterans' Benefits Programs Improvement Act of 1991 to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to sell Pershing Hall, in Paris, France, for fair market ...
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2017-10-12
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3122IntroVeterans Care Financial Protection Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to work with federal agencies, states, and experts to develop and implement federal and state standards that protect individuals who are eligibl...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB3561IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to permit appraisers approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make appraisals for purposes of chapter 37 of such title based on inspections performed by third parties.
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB3562IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish assistance for adaptations of residences of veterans in rehabilitation programs under chapter 31 of such title, and for other purposes.
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3657IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide headstones and markers for the graves of spouses and children of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries.
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB3656IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a consistent eligibility date for provision of Department of Veterans Affairs memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable.
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB815IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to adjust certain limits on the guaranteed amount of a home loan under the home loan program of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This bill changes the maximum amount of a veteran's home loan of more than $144...
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2017-10-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3018IntroVeterans' Entry to Apprenticeship Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat a pre-apprenticeship program as a program of apprenticeship, for purposes of providing educational assistance: (1) if such pre-apprenticeship program...
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2017-10-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3607IntroTo authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
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2017-10-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3634IntroSERVE Act of 2017 Securing Electronic Records for Veterans' Ease Act of 2017
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2017-10-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3949IntroVALOR Act Veterans Apprenticeship and Labor Opportunity Reform Act
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2017-10-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3965IntroVeterans Armed for Success Act
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2017-10-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3995IntroImproving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2017
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2017-10-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR559IntroRecognizing Navy Pier as a public community resource and treasured Chicago landmark.
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2017-10-05
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3963IntroManufacturing Jobs for Veterans Act
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2017-10-05
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3946IntroTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, the "Ray Hendrix Veterans Clinic".
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2017-10-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3933IntroVeterans Health Nurse Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017
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2017-10-03
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3897IntroGold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act of 2017
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2017-10-02
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3819PassDepartment of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2017
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2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-62.
USHB3865IntroFilipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3874IntroAccountability for Quality VA Healthcare Act
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2017-09-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1881IntroPrioritizing Veterans Access to Mental Health Care Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2017-09-27
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S6159-6175)
USSB1873IntroVeteran PEER Act Veteran Partners' Efforts to Enhance Reintegration Act
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2017-09-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1871IntroVA Provider Equity Act
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2017-09-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB93IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for increased access to Department of Veterans Affairs medical care for women veterans. This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that gender specific services are continuous...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB501IntroVA Transparency Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill requires the director of each Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility to report quarterly to the VA on: the number of patients who contracted an infection as result of surgery at such med...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1063IntroVeteran Prescription Continuity Act This bill amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish an individual who is transitioning from Department of Defense (DOD)- to VA-f...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1972IntroVA Billing Accountability Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to waive the requirement that a veteran make copayments for medications, hospital care, nursing home care, and medical services if: an error committed by the V...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1943IntroRestoring Maximum Mobility to Our Nation's Veterans Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that each wheelchair furnished to a veteran because of a service-connected disability restores the maximum achievable ...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2147IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2327IntroPAWS Act of 2017 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2017
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2225IntroVeterans Dog Training Therapy Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing veterans' post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder sy...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3832IntroVeterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act
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2017-09-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1856IntroStop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act
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2017-09-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1836IntroVeterans' Disability Compensation Automatic COLA Act This bill provides that whenever there is an increase in benefit amounts payable under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, the Department of Veterans ...
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2017-09-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR262IntroA resolution commemorating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Air Force as an independent military service and celebrating the Air Force for 70 years of serving and defending the United States.
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2017-09-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5810; text: CR S5804-5805)
USSB1813IntroMilitary Retirement Credit for Distance Learning Act
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2017-09-14
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1820IntroA bill to provide for the retention and service of transgender members of the Armed Forces.
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2017-09-14
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB3781IntroVeterans' Record Reconstruction Act
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2017-09-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1721IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to designate at least one city in the United States each year as an "American World War II City", and for other purposes. This bill directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to designate at least one c...
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2017-09-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1900IntroNational Veterans Memorial and Museum Act This bill designates the Veterans Memorial and Museum currently being constructed in Columbus, Ohio, as the National Veterans Memorial and Museum.
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2017-09-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3765IntroTo redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana.
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2017-09-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3754IntroVHA REHIRE Act of 2017 VHA REcruitment, HIring, and REtention Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSCR23EngrossA concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for a ceremony to present the Congressional Gold Medal to the Filipino Veterans of World War II. Authorizes the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Vis...
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2017-09-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3752IntroPATIENT Act Policies to Address Tragic Injuries Enabled by Never events Thoroughly Act
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2017-09-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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